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Lanka woos Indians with Ramayana tales

Notwithstanding the dispute over the existence of Ram Sethu, Sri Lankan Tourism has come out with a novel idea of identifying some 50 sacred places as cited in Valmiki Ramayana, to attract more......

Seize the new opportunities in India-China cooperation

We present the translation of the full speech given by Chiese Prime Minister Li Keqiang at the Indian Council of World Affairs in New Delhi on Tuesday. Namaste (Good day)! It is my great pleasure......

Won't tolerate any tampering with Ram Setu: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday warned the government against going ahead with the Sethusamudram project, saying the sentiments of crores of Hindus are attached to the issue and it will not......

R-Day parade: Cultural heritage, military might on show

A kaleidoscopic view of the country's rich cultural heritage and military prowess were on display at the 64th Republic Day parade Saturday on the 8-km stretch from Rajpath to Red Fort. An eager......

The Rafale deal and why it makes China nervous

The People's Daily, the Chinese Communist newspaper, says the sale of the Rafale fighter plane 'encourages, excites and spurs India's appetite and ambition to become a great military power while......

We can restore the growth momentum, PM tells Indonesian newspaper

India regards Indonesia as one of its most important partners in the neighbourhood, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in an interview he gave to the Indonesian newspaper Kompas on the eve of his visit......

Is Indian basmati under threat?

A private German laboratory has created a panic among Indian government officials and exporters, with its claim of finding high level of pesticides in the Indian basmati rice exported to Europe.......

China, India spur rise of the South

The rise of China and India is helping lift the economies of the South, said a report published by the OECD Development Centre, Paris, in June. The report, Perspectives on Global Development......

Despite curbs, UK cos lap up Indian techies

Amidst efforts by the David Cameron government to reduce immigration from non-European Union countries, new official figures have astounded many by disclosing that between April and June this......

It might be a good time to buy a home now

Everyone dreams of owning a home, a place which is your own and where you can be yourself. Are you wondering whether this is the right time to buy your home? We get you some answers on this here.......

Readers Choice: The Greatest Movie Characters

Last week, we asked you, dear reader, to come up with the most memorable movie characters in Bollywood history. The characters that have made you laugh, cry, and empathise with them, and characters......

Launching Sanjay Dutt's nephew

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to.   Akshay Kumar poses with newcomers Nilesh Sahay and Maddalsa Sharma during the music launch of their film Angel, in Mumbai on......

Raavan is Mani, Abhi, Ash's best work

Aseem Chhabra reviews Raavan in New York.Mani Ratnam's Raavan is an overwhelming film. At times a tad bit overproduced, the film is an onslaught of brilliant use of technology on the viewer's......

Getting to know Raavan better through these songs

At the beginning of their new collaboration Raavan, director Mani Ratnam told composer A R Rahman and writer Gulzar the theme song for the movie ought to reflect the way he would......

Abhishek Bachchan: I don't compete with my wife

You have to admire Abhishek Bachchan for being so incredibly frank. Earlier this week, at the music launch of Raavan, junior Bachchan said of the film's director, "Mani (Ratnam) keeps on......

Minnows have no place at the World Cup: Ponting

The World Cup would be a better tournament if there are fewer teams, Australian captain Ricky Ponting said, ahead of his team's opening match against eleventh-ranked Zimbabwe in Ahmedabad on......

My goal is to win important tournaments, not to be No 1: Nadal

Over the past 10 weeks Rafael Nadal had little choice but to put his feet up and relax at home in Majorca while his rivals chased after the biggest prizes in the sport. Instead of defending his......

Mumbai Marathon registration opens

In his latest smash hit New York, John Abraham's introductory scene has him running fast in a bid to finish first. And on Thursday afternoon, the actor was the first to arrive, much......

Spotted: Shahid Afridi in Dallas

Reader Ambreen Pathan sent us these photographs from Dallas, Texas. 'I met Shahid Afridi at the Islamic Relief Fundraising Dinner in Dallas, Texas, where I was a volunteer. After the fundraiser......

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Q. Were Ramayana and Mahabharata based on true tales ????
:  A. there r some undeniable geographical proofs of these epic tales......for example...Ram Setu linking India and Sri lanka was a reality.....By...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/were-ramayana-and-mahabharata-based-on-true-tales-//answers/20125083

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Q. are Vedas related to Ramayana and Mahabharata?
Paaruul Advani:  A. The Vedic PeriodComposed between approximately 2000 BC and 500 BC, Vedic literature forms the basis for the further development of Hinduism. There...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/are-vedas-related-to-ramayana-and-mahabharata/20125061/answers/19027884

ankit shivam
Q. 02.33.03 . .What is svadharma?
Ankit Shivam:  A. Sva-dharma means literally "own dharma" and has been translated as "own duty" and "particular responsibilities."...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/02.33.03-.-.what-is-svadharma/19027775/answers/16924692

shishya smiti
Q. Which state has best culture in India?
Shishya Smiti:  A. In India, the main language is Hindi which is spoken by about 30% of the population; English is also enshrined in the constitution for a wide range...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-state-has-best-culture-in-india/16924529/answers/12678263

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Q. is sex good before marriage
Sachin Acharya:  A. It is something that does not go along with our sankars , actually no physical relation ship should be there before marriage---- these days times...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-sex-good-before-marriage/12678195/answers/2264730

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After 150 years, the Mewar Ramayana can be experienced as a whole manuscript online Rama's journey is a dramatic tale of love, courage,... ...

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The lure of a forgotten era

The Prince of Wales Museum stands as a sentinel between Bombay and itscontemporary avatar SoBo is emblazoned with monuments and... ...

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